jugarse a cara o cruz

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jugarse a cara o cruz
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (to throw a coin in the air to decide; used transitively)
a. to flip a coin for
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Nos jugamos a cara o cruz el vinilo, y lo ganó Samuel.We flipped a coin for the vinyl, and Samuel won it.
b. to flip for
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿A quién le toca cocinar hoy? - No lo recuerdo. Vamos a jugárnoslo a cara o cruz.Whose turn is it to cook today? - I can't remember. Let's flip for it.
c. to flip a coin to decide
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Se jugaron a cara o cruz quién iba en el asiento delantero.They flipped a coin to decide who would ride in the front seat.
d. to toss a coin for (United Kingdom)
¿Quién maneja hasta Edimburgo? Yo no quiero. - Yo tampoco. ¿Y si nos lo jugamos a cara o cruz?Who is going to drive up to Edinburgh? I don't want to. - Me neither. Shall we toss for it?
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